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23 young leaders. 13 countries. 5 teams. 1 aim: Use technology to solve challenges facing the world’s youth. Watch them pitch their solutions live on Facebook.

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This Wednesday, May 24th, five international teams will be making a pitch of a lifetime on how they would tackle key youth-related issues including gender equality, education for refugees, mental health, climate change and unemployment. Join the Telenor Youth Forum delegates as they make their case to a global audience on Facebook Live at 14:00-15:00 Pakistan time. www.facebook.com/telenoryouthforum.

 

What: Facebook-Live streaming broadcast of Telenor Youth Forum pitching competition by five international teams of global youth leaders.

 

When: Wednesday, May 24 at 14:00-15:00 Pakistan Standard Time

 

Where: Live-cast from dtac House, Bangkok, Thailand on www.facebook.com/telenoryouthforum

 

Who: Twenty-three young leaders from 13 global markets, including Pakistan, Bangladesh, Bulgaria, Denmark, Hungary, India, Malaysia, Montenegro, Myanmar, Norway, Serbia, Sweden, Thailand. Since attending Nobel Peace Prize week in Oslo in December as part of Telenor Youth Forum’s yearly kick-off event, delegates have spent the last five months working in teams on their innovative new proposals to solve youth-oriented social challenges. Their audience during the live-pitch will include members of UNICEF, Red Cross, Telenor Group, Techfugees and InterBridge.

 

Why: The Telenor Youth Forum is a global year-long program that is designed and hosted by Telenor Group and the Nobel Peace Center. This joint initiative is based on our shared belief that young people can use digital technology to drive real change in the world. Having been selected through rigorous screening processes from thousands of applicants, these 23 delegates join forces for a year to create solutions that tackle assigned social challenges, with the overall aim to foster understanding, prosperity and, ultimately, peace.

 

For more information about Telenor Youth Forum, visit the official website at https://www.telenor.com/youthforum/

 

Track the teams’ journey and receive updates by following Telenor Youth Forum on Facebook and Instagram (@telenoryouthforum).


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